19 October 2018

UNHCR and IOM appeal to European leaders to tackle Mediterranean deaths

Geneva, 17 October 2018 - Joint UNHCR/IOM Press Release Ahead of this week’s meeting of European Union (EU) Heads of State and Government, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the UN Migration Agency, are together appealing to European leaders to urgently take steps to address this year’s record rate of drownings on the Mediterranean [...]

10 October 2018

Visit UN City on Culture Night 2018

25 September 2018- On October 12, UN City welcomes the public on Culture Night 2018. This year you can experience several activities in our green and platinum LEED-certified building, including a celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration was adopted at the UN General Assembly on [...]

25 September 2018

South Sudanese surgeon wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

25 September 2018 - South Sudanese surgeon Dr. Evan Atar Adaha has been named the 2018 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award. Known as Dr. Atar, he is being honoured for his outstanding 20-year commitment in providing medical services to people forced to flee conflict and persecution in Sudan and South Sudan, as well [...]

23 October 2017

Read the brand new UN City supplement on gender equality here!

Copenhagen Post has recently published a supplement made in collaboration with all 11 agencies in UN City. Under the theme gender equality, each agency has contributed with an article that addresses their organization's work with empowering women and harnessing the potential of gender equality. The supplement also includes an article by the Danish Minister for [...]

18 October 2016

Read the brand new UN City supplement of Copenhagen Post

​​Copenhagen Post has recently published a new UN City supplement. Under the theme "Partnerships for the Global Development Goals" the supplement includes articles with contributions from the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kristian Jensen, Deputy Director General of the Confederation of Danish Industry, Thomas Bustrup, and the Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director, Grete Faremo - discussing how the [...]

22 October 2015

UN 70th anniversary – the world turns blue

PRESS RELEASE Global event turns the world UN blue to mark 70th anniversary of United Nations   More than 160 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, bridges and other landmarks in more than 45 countries around the world will be lit up blue – the official color of the United Nations - as part of a global [...]